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BRITISH COMEDY AWARD WINNER, BAFTA AWARD WINNER,
stand-up career began in 1992 after many years writing routines and sketches for
other comedians, TV and radio. He was 50% of the legendary double act 'Spikey
and Sykey' who's most notable success was on Central TV's 'New Faces' show where
they finished a close third to a Todmorden whippet juggler and a Latvian plumber
who played 'I've got sixpence, jolly jolly sixpence' on a radiator. After reaching
this zenith of achievement, 'Spikey and Sykey's' career inevitably plummeted and
they split up in Scarborough soon afterwards over an argument concerning fish**.
is in great demand on the corporate circuit. As an ex - haematologist, and with
many years experience in the NHS, he is particularly well-suited to medical, healthcare
and phamacutical conferences and events. Previous clients include BP, National
Power, BUPA, Norweb, Zeneca , Glaxo, Comet, National Conference Personnel Officers,
British Airways - Singapore, Salvesson Corporation, Mitsubishi and Bayer plc.
He has also performed at national conferences for: - Rotary Clubs ,TUC , Health
Service Managers, British Society of Haematology, Pharmacists, Nurses and NBTS
to name but a few.
More recently, Dave has written a six part series for ITV which is currently in production with Red Production company. Dave is set to make a welcome return to our TV screens co-staring alongside Johnny Vegas in the show which is scheduled for primetime transmission on ITV in January 2005.
Dave has rapidly reached cult status since the success of Phoenix Nights and is now one of the most sought after acts on the national comedy circuit. In 2003 he completed his first nationwide stand-up tour, ironically entitled the "Overnight Success" Tour. The critically acclaimed show earned Dave the "Performance of the Year" Award at the Manchester Evening News Theatre Awards and "Best Comedy Performance" at the Leicester Mercury Awards.
performed to sell-out audiences and received rave reviews and standing ovations.
Demand for tickets was phenomenal prompting Dave to schedule a second leg in the
Autumn of 2003 taking in a further 27 venues around the country. He will be embarking
on his second nationwide tour, entitled "Living The Dream" in the Spring
the Papers Say
"Relaxed, visual and hilariously funny" Time Out
"Sell your first born for one ticket to see Dave Spikey an evening of absolute quality" The North West Evening News
"The other comedy genius from Phoenix Nights" 'Jack' Magazine
"Smart, unpretentious Stand-up with the co-star of Phoenix Nights" The Guardian
"The hottest ticket in town once word really starts to get around that here's a star in his own right we'll be witnessing a ticketing rush of Peter Kay proportions" Morecambe Today
"His easy patter, affable demeanour and assured stage-craft acts as the perfect foil for his astute eye for detail in the everyday absurdities of life, sprinkled with a few well-placed flights of fancy. That, allied to timing that is Swiss-watch perfect, makes for a formidable combination." Manchester Evening News
"Go and see a master at work. If Phoenix Nights is known as the TV series which has made Peter Kay a star then it should also be responsible for turning Dave Spikey into a household name" Lancashire Evening Post
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